Industry News

St. Louis, Missouri—June, 18, 2002—Hardee's Food Systems, Inc. this month introduces its newest product offering, the Philly Roast Beef Sandwich. The sandwich is the chain's latest offering to...
Anaheim, Calif—June 17, 2002—Carl's Jr. plans to offer three new menu items beginning Wednesday, June 19th. For a limited time only, participating Carl's Jr. restaurants will offer the Grilled...
New York, NY—June 17, 2002—According to the Strait Times Burger King has joined with its number one competitor McDonald's and several other food and foodservice company to create a program...
Oak Brook, Ill.—June 17, 2002—McDonald's Corp. announced that it expects its second quarter results to rise for the first time in six consecutive declining quarters. Jack Greenberg, Chairman and...
Dallas, TX— June 17, 2002—Burger King Corporation today awarded the Army and Air Force Exchange Services (AAFES) with an Award of Excellence for "its ceaseless efforts to support U.S. servicemen...
New York, NY—June 17, 2002—The New York Times recently ran a story about a local New York City McDonald's operator, Irwin S. Kruger, who has begun making and serving bite-sized doughnuts...
Dallas, TX —June 14, 2002—To make reading a fun experience this summer, BOOK IT! and the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, who have partnered to encourage families to read aloud...
Charlotte, N.C.—June 13, 2002—Yesterday, Charlotte-based Bojangles' Restaurants, Inc. appointed Joseph Drury, former CEO of Wendy's, as CEO and chairman. Upon his appointment, Drury announced that he plans to...
June 13, 2002— Reuters recently reported that McDonald's is seeking to hire a new CEO to take over its Chipotle fast-casual Mexican concept. According to Reuters, current Chipotle...
Louisville, Ky.—June 12, 2002- Yum! Brands Inc., parent company of such popular quick-serve brands as KFC, Taco Bell, and A...
Golden, CO—June 11, 2002—Just as the company marks it 15th year in business, Good Times Burgers today that announced that it plans to revamp the exterior of its stores. Good Times says its hopes...
New York, NY—Two hours after its, Goldman, Sachs...
Tokyo, Japan—June 10, 2002— The Japanese press reported on Saturday that for the eighth month in a row, sales at McDonald's Japan have fallen. Same stores sales were down by 19.9 percent as...
San Diego, Ca— June 6, 2002—Genius Products Inc. (OTCBB:GNPI) and Fazoli's Italian Restaurants announced today they are teaming up for a year-long promotional program featuring Genius Products'...
Fresno, CA—June 5, 2002—Del Taco announced yesterday the opening of its 400th restaurant, the first of 14 restaurants planned for Fresno, California. In its first 24-hours, the restaurant served...
Chicago, IL—June 5, 2002—According to Associated Press reports, McDonald's Corp. will donate $10 million to Hindu and other vegetarian groups and post an apology on its company Web site in an...